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Android 12's sparkly ripples are (mostly) gone in Beta 3

Android 12's sparkly ripples are (mostly) gone in Beta 3

Android 12 is one of the most significant redesigns we've seen in years, but not every change has been for the better. Google added a new sparkle effect to taps in Beta 1, but users found it confusing enough to be mistaken for a bug. After promising to dial down the sparkles in future revisions — and not really changing much in last month's Beta 2 — Google has finally returned most of the ripples to normal in its latest update.

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Google backtracks on Android 12's new ripple effect after users confuse it for a bug

Google backtracks on Android 12's new ripple effect after users confuse it for a bug

Wide-ranging visual changes are arriving with Android 12, all part of Google's brand-new Material You design system. Reactions to this have, on the whole, been pretty positive, but there are some aspects of it that aren't quite so popular. Animations are getting a lot of attention, since they've remained unchanged for so long, and the new ripple effect, in particular, isn't going down so well.

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Android 12 Beta 1 has a sparkly new ripple animation for taps

Android 12 Beta 1 has a sparkly new ripple animation for taps

We're still digging through changes in Android 12's brand-new Beta 1 release, but we've already spotted a minor tweak to a change that has been teased a few times in prior previews. Beta 1 has a new, slightly sparkly ripple animation when you tap on stuff.

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